Dear Readers,

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Sincerely,

Justin, "The Shoe Snob"

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

J.FitzPatrick Footwear Update


Ladies & Gentleman,

The time is almost near for the long anticipated launch of my footwear collection, J.FitzPatrick. Here you can see about two thirds of my collection and get a true idea of how it is going to look. While these are nearly all 100% done, there will still be a few minor detail changes to one or two patterns. It has been officially confirmed that I will be launching my range at Gieves & Hawkes in February of 2013, not only in the No.1 Savile Row location, but also selling online for all of you that cannot make it to London. As always I do appreciate all of you that have supporting me from the very beginning and for all of the new support and encouragement that I receive on a weekly basis. While this might seem cheesy and overly heartfelt, please know that it is your support that helps drive me, especially during times where I felt that my shoes would never be ready.....so thank you!!!

I hope that many of you enjoy what you see thus far.....and just to let you know, I will have mid-brown shoes....and the fringes (kilty's) on the chukka boots are detachable!

Best,

Justin, "The Shoe Snob"




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20 comments:

  1. Really want to get my hands on the black semi-brogue oxfords in the second pic from the top!

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  2. Blue monks and green ones are very beautiful

    Good luck !

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  3. Justin, awesome collection, I particularly like the brown suede chukka with the fringes.

    Best of luck!

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  4. Amazing work Justin.
    I wish you the best of luck, although lookin at your collection, I can't imagine you will need any!!

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  5. Justin
    THis is so Fab. I whant to say thaks for letting ud in to your journey, I for one is happy with your online service.
    :0)Soren

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  6. nice work justin! looks fantastic! when you say that you will be selling online does that mean that they will be sold thourgh G&H online site as well or that you will have your own website selling them?

    any idea of pricing justin?

    Andy

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  7. Mr. Shoe God....I second the comment from "Moi"....I NEED THEM! Tremendous work!

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  8. Gorgeous! Congratulations! You are probably going to take some money from me ...

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  9. I agree with the first comment about the semi brogues. And as i have said before the tan cap in the corner of the first picture are fantastic

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  10. Justin,

    How much are those balmoral boots going to retail for?

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  11. Best of luck with it all Justin.

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  12. Congratulations and wonderful designs. Can you share some manufacturing details - goodyear welted? made in Northampton or elsewhere? and perhaps an idea of price range generally, even though I recognize that final price will be determined by G&H. Thanks.

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  13. The shoes look fantastic. I live in the US but will be in London in March sometime. It would be a fun day to stop by Gieves & Hawke to say hello and maybe buy a pair.

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  14. Looks great, definitely going to try and get a pair or two. What leather do you use?

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  15. Justin,

    I've made a diary note already, they all look great, in particular the suede loafers.

    I guess I'll start saving now.

    Matt

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  16. I could see myself easily getting a wholecut oxford or loafer, your saddle brogue, a penny loafer, a chukka boot or the suede topped monk... I can't afford every single one of those, and now you're making me choose?

    I almost wish your line was smaller!

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  17. Justin,

    I tip my hat. these shoes are awesome. Are they all welted? When you'll provide us with pricing. I hope you aren't planning G&G, or St. Crispin's. I'm glad I'm one of your followers.

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  18. Hi Justin,

    A collection to be truly proud of! I particularly like the blue suede monks, a very clever variation on a all too well known theme.

    And although I have a particular dislike for whole cuts, I really like what you have done with yours. I wouldn't mind owning a pair of those.

    Like it was said here before, I would wish you luck with your whole enterprise, but I think luck doesn't enter into the thing with a collection like this!

    Paul

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  19. Anon1 - Glad to hear it!! It's one of my classic models!

    Mikhael - Thank you sir! Love your taste!

    Moi - I appreciate that Duncan!

    Owen B - Thank you sir, especially for all your support and loyalty!

    Soren - It was my pleasure to share it with all of you....I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed following it!

    Andy - At first I will be selling on G&H's website, for the first year, but I will definitely be looking to create my own website....but that comes with a warehouse to hold the stock....

    Prices will be around £300-£350....nothing concrete yet though....still need to get my cost sheet before I create my retail price list....will know better next week...but around those prices...

    Ramsay - Thanks Ramsay!!

    Anon2 - Glad to hear that you like them and look to make purchases!!

    Adam - Thank you Adam, glad to hear that you like a few!

    Anon3 - Most likely around £350...

    Laurence - Thank you sir!

    Eugene Freedman - Made in Spain, Goodyear welted, French Calfskin from Annonay and Du Puy, suede from England... rough retail price estimate (decided by me, as i will own the stock) £300-£350

    Unknown - Thank you sir. Please do stop by and say hi and see them in person!!

    Anon4 - see comment above (2 above). I appreciate the support, and hope that you do :-)

    Matt - Thank you sir!! Glad to hear that you fancy a few :-)

    Adrian - yea, I am picking a few for myself too to wear for representation and I am finding it a bit hard to decided as well....

    Really happy to hear that you like them though!

    Ike - All welted sir, and no, I will be more closer to C&J's price range....maybe in the future I will make a line like G&G.... Glad to hear that you like them. Thanks for constant support and loyalty!

    -Justin

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  20. Paul Van Der Hart - Sorry Paul, I just realized that I overlooked your comment the last time that I replied. Firstly, thank you for your kind words and your constant support. Glad to hear that you like a few of them, hopefully we can get a few on your feet ;-)

    -Justin

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